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  • one year ago

What is the equation of the line that passes through the points (−3, 2) and (−5, 8)?

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  1. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    do you know how to find the slope?

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    first find the slope of the line do you know how to do that?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y2 - y1/ x2-x1

  4. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    @kyle55 my formula

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you :)

  6. madhu.mukherjee.946
    • one year ago
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    now just do it

  7. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    correct so plug in your ordered pairs

  8. madhu.mukherjee.946
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    :)

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    8-2/ -5 + 3

  10. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    good so far

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    6/-2 -3

  12. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    ok so m = -3

  13. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(\bf{y=\color{blue}{-3}x+\color{red}{b}}\)

  14. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    choose one of the ordered pairs you have

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y= -3(-5) + 8

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    7= 15 + 8

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Y**

  18. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    no remember 8 goes instead of y

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh so 8= 15 + b

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -7= b

  21. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(\bf{8=\color{blue}{-3}(-5)+\color{red}{b}}\)

  22. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yes correct b = -7

  23. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    so you have the slope -3 and y-intercept -7

  24. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what would the formula be?

  25. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    equation*

  26. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(\bf{y=\color{blue}{m}x+\color{red}{b}}\) slope = m = -3 y-intercept = b = -7

  27. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3x + y = − 7

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ?

  29. anonymous
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    3x − y = −11 3x + y = − 7 . 3x + y = 5 x + 3y = 3

  30. Mehek14
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    \(\bf{y=\color{blue}{-3}x-\color{red}{7}}\)

  31. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    answers

  32. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @kyle55 3x + y = − 7 \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\) correct ^_^

  33. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you :)

  34. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    yw ^_^

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